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Guangzhou - Hong Kong Train

Over 30 pairs of Guangzhou - Hong Kong high speed trains have been put into use with the duration of around 50 minutes from September 23, 2018 on. In addition, there are 12 pairs of normal trains running daily with the total length of 183 km (114 mi) and the duration of about two hours between Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

They run along Guangzhou - Shenzhen - Hong Kong High Speed Railway between Guangzhou South Railway Station and Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station.

Guangzhou to Hong Kong High Speed Train Schedule

(Last update on Septemeber 15th, 2018)

Nos. Departure Arrival Duration
G6523 08:30 09:29 59M
G6507 10:30  11:21  51M
G6519 13:49 14:40 51M
G311 16:02  16:54  52M
G79  18:06 18:58  52M
Over 30 departures in total; departure time from 06:48 to 21:37; duration from 47M to 1H17M.
See also Guangzhou Schedule

Hong Kong to Guangzhou Bullet Train Timetable

(Last update on Septemeber 15th, 2018)

Nos. Departure Arrival Duration
G6582 08:30 09:28 58M
G6524 09:49 10:42 53M
G100  11:10 12:01 51M
G6510 14:31 15:25 54M
G6528 17:02 17:53 51M

Over 30 departures in total; departure time from 08:05 to 22:50; duration from 47M to 1H11M.
See also Hong Kong Schedule

Note: The timetable above is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.


Hong Kong - Guangzhou High Speed Train Ticket Fare

Business Class Seat First Class Seat Second Class Seat
CNY 452 CNY 323 CNY 215

Guangzhou - Hong Kong Normal Train

Guangzhou - Hong Kong Train, runs between Guangzhou East Railway Station and Hong Kong Hung Hom Railway Station with a stop at Dongguan Changping Railway Station.

It is advisable for passengers to get to the departure stations 45 minutes ahead of the scheduled departure time to settle relevant exit procedures. The boarding gates are closed 10 minutes before departure.

In Guangzhou East, passengers can find the waiting room and ticket check points on the fourth floor. In Hung Hom, passengers can find the waiting area on the ground floor, where immigration office and ticket check points are reachable.
Guangzhou-Hong Kong Through Train Map
Guangzhou-Hong Kong Through Train Map

Guangzhou to Hong Kong Train Schedule

(Last update on September 15th, 2018)
Nos. Departure Arrival
Z801 08:19 10:17
Z807 09:04 11:02
Z813 09:55 11:53
Z823 (Ktt) 10:37 12:33
Z817 12:03 13:56
Z809 14:04 16:02
Z825 (Ktt) 15:38 17:34
Z815 16:14 18:12
Z803 17:33 19:31
Z819 18:20 20:18
Z827 (Ktt) 20:30 22:26
Z811 21:32 23:25

Hong Kong to Guangzhou Train Schedule

  (Last update on September 15th, 2018)
Nos. Departure Arrival
Z812 07:25 09:24
Z824 (Ktt) 08:15 10:12
Z820 09:24 11:23
Z804 10:52 12:51
Z808 11:32 13:26
Z814 12:23 14:17
Z826 (Ktt) 13:11 15:08
Z818 14:32 16:31
Z810 16:35 18:34
Z828 (Ktt) 18:00 19:57
Z816 18:44 20:43
Z802 20:01 22:00
1. In addition to Ktt, the other carriages are all 25T type.
2. Timetable here is for reference only. For the most up-to-date schedule, you can search for it by the tool on the page top.
 Guangzhou Train Schedule

Ticket Fare (CNY)

From/To To/From VIP Class First Class
Adult Child Adult Child
Guangzhou East Hung Hom 213 107 179 90
1. A child under 5 years old and accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket can enjoy free travel, supposing that the child share a seat with the adult.
2. Children between 5 and 9 years old can purchase child tickets.
3. Passengers aged 10 or above should purchase adult tickets.

How to Buy Tickets

Ticket Counter for Trains to Hong Kong at Guangzhou East
Guangzhou East Through Train Ticket Counter

Passengers are required to present the valid passports or ID cards when purchasing tickets.
In Guangzhou: Tickets from Guangzhou to Hung Hom can be purchased 30 days earlier before departure. Passengers can buy tickets on the first floor of Guangzhou East Railway Station.

In Hong Kong:
In Hung Hom Railway Station, tickets are available 30 days prior to departure at the Intercity Through Train Customer Service Center or ticket offices and agents.

In HK, tickets can also be booked on eInstant Bonus terminals found inside some MTR stations. However, the payment can only be done with an Octopus Card. If booking is completed successfully, one will get a “Booking Bill” and it can be changed into a ticket only at the Intercity Through Train Customer Service Centre at Hung Hom Station.

Ticket Change and Refund

As for ticket change, the destination and class cannot be changed and it should be dealt with at the issuing office. Northbound ticket change should be done at least 30 minutes before the departure and southbound one should be handled 6 hours before the departure time. A ticket can only be changed for once and the changed tickets are non-refundable.

Ticket refund should be handled at where passengers purchase the tickets. Ticket refund procedure should be completed at least 2 hours prior to the departure time. The earlier the ticket is refunded, the more passengers will get back.

Ticket Type Time before Departure % of Refund
Northbound Ones 2 hours - 2 days 50%
3 days - 14 days 70%
15 days or more 100%, but a certain amount of handing fee will be charged.
Southbound Ones 6 hours - 2 days 50%
3 days - 14 days 70%
15 days or more 100%, but a certain amount of handing fee will be charged.

The refund and changing policy for tickets booked via agancies may be different from one agency to another. For the details, you are advised to contact that agency.

Seat Arrangement

Currently, there are two types of railway carriages servicing the line: 25T and Ktt.
 25T (Operated by Guangzhou Railway Bureau)
Carriage Number 1 2-4 5 6-10
Type Luggage + Soft Seat Soft Seat Dining Carriage Soft Seat

 Ktt (Operated by Hong Kong MTR Corporation Limited)
Carriage Number 1-2 3-7
Type Premium Class First Class

 Differences between 25T and Ktt
Ktt 25T
Decks Double-decked Single-decked
Seat Selection Yes No
Wi-Fi Yes (at certain expense) No
Free gifts Watson distilled water, napkin Tibet Spring
Dining Carriage No Yes
Foods Snacks like egg tart, almond paste and butterfly cookies Box meal, Haagen Dazs ice cream, marinated chicken drumsticks
Souvenir Hong Kong tourism souvenir and MTR souvenir No
Toilet One eastern style and one western style on two sides of each carriage One in each carriage
Electricity Free power bank lending service Chinese style tripod socket
Broadcast In standard Chinese, Cantonese and English In standard Chinese and English

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- Last modified on Sep. 21, 2018 -

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